Causes of Stuttering

Stuttering, or stammering is neither a language nor a psychological disorder. Little is known about the precise causes of stuttering, but we know that both the brain and genes are involved.

Brain basis of stuttering

Stuttering has been associated with signal abnormalities in the brain, nerves and muscles.

Genetics of stuttering

Stuttering can run in families, and has been linked with differences in genetic makeup.

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